View, create and delete call to actions.

Supported Formats

json

POST https://api.vidyard.com/dashboard/v1/events
Create a new event

Create a new event

Supported Formats

json

Errors

Code Description
400 Bad Request: body has wrong syntax or unable to handle request
401 Unauthorized: auth_token omitted or authentication failed
403 Forbidden: This action cannot be performed
404 Not Found: The requested resource could not be found
406 Not Acceptable: Accept or Content-Type headers must be application/json, text/csv or application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet
422 Unprocessable Entity: body has wrong attributes

Examples

REQUEST
Content-Type: application/json
{
  "html": "<div class=\"main\">Checkout my CTA!</div>",
  "event_type": "marketo_form"
}

RESPONSE
201 (Created)
{
  "id": 1024,
  "html": "<div class=\"main\">Checkout my CTA!</div>",
  "event_type": "marketo_form",
  "created_at": 1374261385,
  "updated_at": 1374261385
}

Params

Param name Description
auth_token
optional

API token needed to authorize requests
This can appear as an attribute in the body of the request or the query parameters on the URL

Validations:

  • Must be a String

name
optional

User-friendly name for the event

Validations:

  • Must be a String

description
optional

User-friendly description for the event’s contents

Validations:

  • Must be a String

fullscreen
optional

Determines if the event should be displayed as a fullscreen event

Validations:

  • Parameter has to be Boolean.

background_color
optional

Background color for the event’s container

Validations:

  • Must be a String

annotation_css
optional

CSS values for width and height, top and left position, annotation background color, and opacity

Validations:

  • Must be an array of any type

blur
optional

Amount to blur the video by when a fullscreen event is displayed

Validations:

  • Parameter has to be Integer.

event_type
optional

The type of Event to create: “simple_post_roll”, “simple_overlay”, “simple_email”, “fullscreen”, “annotation”, “marketo_form”, “sharing_page_action”, “vy_free_post_roll”, “vy_free_on_pause”

Validations:

  • Must be a String

html
required

HTML this Event will display. May include JavaScript and HTML forms.

Validations:

  • Must be a String

closeable
optional

Allow the Event to be closed (skipped) by viewers.

Validations:

  • Parameter has to be Boolean.

is_shared
optional

Determines if the the event should be shared

Validations:

  • Parameter has to be Boolean.


GET https://api.vidyard.com/dashboard/v1/events
Get all events belonging to your organization.

Get all events belonging to your organization.

Supported Formats

json

Errors

Code Description
400 Bad Request: body has wrong syntax or unable to handle request
401 Unauthorized: auth_token omitted or authentication failed
403 Forbidden: This action cannot be performed
404 Not Found: The requested resource could not be found
406 Not Acceptable: Accept or Content-Type headers must be application/json, text/csv or application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet

Examples

REQUEST
Accept: application/json

RESPONSE
200 (OK)
[
  events: [
    {
      "id": 8192
      "event_type": "fullscreen",
      "html": "<div class=\"main\">Checkout my CTA!</div>"
      ...
    },
    {
      "id": 9297
      "event_type": "fullscreen",
      "html": "<div class=\"main\">Checkout my CTA!</div>"
      ...
    }
  ],
  summary: {
    page: 1,
    per_page: 20,
    count: 2,
    page_count: 1
  }
]

Params

Param name Description
auth_token
optional

API token needed to authorize requests
This can appear as an attribute in the body of the request or the query parameters on the URL

Validations:

  • Must be a String

shared_only
optional

If set to true, will only return shared events from this organization

Validations:

  • Parameter has to be Boolean.

per_page
optional

The number of items to show per page
Maximum: 200

Validations:

  • Parameter has to be Integer.

page
optional

The page number to include in the response
Only applies when per_page used
Default: 1

Validations:

  • Parameter has to be Integer.


GET https://api.vidyard.com/dashboard/v1/events/search
Search for events belonging to your organization.


POST https://api.vidyard.com/dashboard/vi/events/:id/duplicate
Make a copy of an event.

Make a copy of an event.

Supported Formats

json

Errors

Code Description
400 Bad Request: body has wrong syntax or unable to handle request
401 Unauthorized: auth_token omitted or authentication failed
403 Forbidden: This action cannot be performed
404 Not Found: The requested resource could not be found
406 Not Acceptable: Accept or Content-Type headers must be application/json, text/csv or application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet

Examples

REQUEST
Content-Type: application/json
{
  name: "This is a duplicate of 23"
  organization_id: 2
}

RESPONSE
201 (Created)
{
  "id": 24,
  "name": "This is a duplicate of 23"
  "html": "<div class=\"main\">Checkout my CTA!</div>",
  "organization_id": 2,
  "created_at": 1374261385,
  "updated_at": 1374261385
}

Params

Param name Description
auth_token
optional

API token needed to authorize requests
This can appear as an attribute in the body of the request or the query parameters on the URL

Validations:

  • Must be a String

id
required

The ID of the event to be duplicated

Validations:

  • Parameter has to be Integer.

organization_id
optional

The ID of the organization the event will be duplicated to.

Validations:

  • Parameter has to be Integer.

name
optional

The name to assign to the duplicate event. If not provided, the event will retain the name with ‘Duplicate of’ prepended.

Validations:

  • Must be a String


GET https://api.vidyard.com/dashboard/v1/events/:id
Get a single event.

Get a single event.

Supported Formats

json

Errors

Code Description
400 Bad Request: body has wrong syntax or unable to handle request
401 Unauthorized: auth_token omitted or authentication failed
403 Forbidden: This action cannot be performed
404 Not Found: The requested resource could not be found
406 Not Acceptable: Accept or Content-Type headers must be application/json, text/csv or application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet

Examples

REQUEST
Accept: application/json

RESPONSE
200 (OK)
{
  "id": 8192,
  "event_type": "fullscreen",
  "html": "<div class=\"main\">Checkout my CTA!</div>",
  "created_at": 1374261385,
  "updated_at": 1374261385
}

Params

Param name Description
auth_token
optional

API token needed to authorize requests
This can appear as an attribute in the body of the request or the query parameters on the URL

Validations:

  • Must be a String


GET https://api.vidyard.com/dashboard/v1/events/:id/owner_meta
Get information about events attached to chapters

Get information about the players associated with an event

Supported Formats

json

Errors

Code Description
400 Bad Request: body has wrong syntax or unable to handle request
401 Unauthorized: auth_token omitted or authentication failed
403 Forbidden: This action cannot be performed
404 Not Found: The requested resource could not be found
406 Not Acceptable: Accept or Content-Type headers must be application/json, text/csv or application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet

Examples

REQUEST
Accept: application/json

RESPONSE
200 (OK)
[{
  "name": "My Player",
  "width": 640,
  "height": 360,
  ...
  "chapters_attributes": [{
    "id": 1,
    "created_at": 1506710125,
    "updated_at": 1506710125,
    "position": 0,
    "player_id": 1,
    "video_id": 1,
    "video_attributes": {
      "name": "My Video",
      "upload_url": "http://www.example.com/video.mp4",
      "current_thumbnail_attributes": null,
      ...
    },
    "event_attributes": [{
      "id": 1,
      "created_at": 1506710125,
      "updated_at": 1506710125,
      "owner_type": "Chapter",
      "owner_id": 1,
      "event_id": 1,
      "second": 2,
      "duration": 1,
      "annotation_css": null
    }]
  }]
}]

Params

Param name Description
auth_token
optional

API token needed to authorize requests
This can appear as an attribute in the body of the request or the query parameters on the URL

Validations:

  • Must be a String


PATCH https://api.vidyard.com/dashboard/v1/events/:id
Update an event.

Update an event.

Supported Formats

json

Errors

Code Description
400 Bad Request: body has wrong syntax or unable to handle request
401 Unauthorized: auth_token omitted or authentication failed
403 Forbidden: This action cannot be performed
404 Not Found: The requested resource could not be found
406 Not Acceptable: Accept or Content-Type headers must be application/json, text/csv or application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet

Examples

REQUEST
Content-Type: application/json
{
  "name": "This gets a new name",
  "html": "<div class=\"main\">Check out my event!</div>",
}

RESPONSE
200 (OK)
{
  "id": 23,
  "name": "This gets a new name",
  "html": "<div class=\"main\">Check out my event!</div>",
  "organization_id": 2,
  "event_type": "fullscreen",
  "prefill": false,
  "created_at": 1374261385,
  "updated_at": 1374261385,
  ...
}

Params

Param name Description
auth_token
optional

API token needed to authorize requests
This can appear as an attribute in the body of the request or the query parameters on the URL

Validations:

  • Must be a String


DELETE https://api.vidyard.com/dashboard/v1/events/:id
Delete an event

Delete a call to action

Supported Formats

json

Errors

Code Description
400 Bad Request: body has wrong syntax or unable to handle request
401 Unauthorized: auth_token omitted or authentication failed
403 Forbidden: This action cannot be performed
404 Not Found: The requested resource could not be found
406 Not Acceptable: Accept or Content-Type headers must be application/json, text/csv or application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet

Examples

REQUEST
Accept: application/json

RESPONSE
{
  "event_type": "fullscreen",
  "html": "<div class=\"main\">Checkout my CTA!</div>",
  "id": 8192,
  "created_at": 1374261385,
  "updated_at": 1374261385
}

Params

Param name Description
auth_token
optional

API token needed to authorize requests
This can appear as an attribute in the body of the request or the query parameters on the URL

Validations:

  • Must be a String


GET https://api.vidyard.com/dashboard/v1/players/uuid=:uuid/event_meta
Get the event metadata for a player

Get the event metadata for a player

Supported Formats

json

Errors

Code Description
400 Bad Request: body has wrong syntax or unable to handle request
401 Unauthorized: auth_token omitted or authentication failed
403 Forbidden: This action cannot be performed
404 Not Found: The requested resource could not be found
406 Not Acceptable: Accept or Content-Type headers must be application/json, text/csv or application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet

Examples

REQUEST
Accept: application/json

RESPONSE
{
  "max_events_width": 350,
  "num_public_events": 11,
  "num_draft_events": 2
}

Params

Param name Description
auth_token
optional

API token needed to authorize requests
This can appear as an attribute in the body of the request or the query parameters on the URL

Validations:

  • Must be a String